Walden Randall Cochran

Published 1:16 pm Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Walden Randall Cochran, age 70, husband of Linda Carruth Cochran, died June 4, 2010 at Smith Phayer Hospice House.

Born June 4, 1940 in Polk County, he was the son of the late Ralph N. Cochran and Ethel Holbert Cochran. Mr. Cochran was a graduate of Landrum High School and a graduate of Wofford College. He was employed as a real estate appraiser until his death.

He was an avid reader and enjoyed golf. He was a member of Landrum Masonic Lodge #278, a member of Landrum First Baptist Church and also a member of the Mike Pearson Sunday School class.

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In addition to his wife Linda of 50 years, he is survived by two sons, Randall Scott Cochran and wife Tammy of Waynesville, N.C., and Christopher Lee Cochran and wife Rita of Landrum, S.C.; three granddaughters, Kathryn Lee Katie Cochran, Francesca Scott Cochran and Macy Madelyn Cochran; two sisters, Sylvia (Clyde) Warren of Walterboro, S.C., Elaine (Tommy) Condrey of Landrum; four brothers, Elton (Sue) Cochran, Michael (Loretta) Cochran of Columbus, Ronnie (Brenda) Cochran of Inman, S.C., and Nelson (Sue) Cochran of Landrum; also sister and brother in laws Lois and David Langford and Kenneth and Karen Carruth all of Landrum.

The family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m. Sunday, June 6, 2010 at Petty Funeral Home.&bsp; Graveside services will follow at 3:30 p.m. at Evergreen Memorial Gardens, conducted by Rev. Andy Allen with Masonic Rites to follow.

Memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospital, 950 W Faris Rd., Greenville, S.C. 29605.

Condolences may be left at www.pettyfuneralhome.com.

Petty Funeral Home & Crematory, Landrum.